Thursday, December 06, 2012

Letter Home from Vietnam

Love, Kenny

I had a few days in New York City this past summer. While there I stumbled across a Vietnam Memorial which had letters home from soldiers etched into green glass blocks.
The words might be a bit hard to read so here is the transcription:

6 Jul 66 Dear Mom and Dad, When I think about the hell I've been through the last few days I can't help but cry. This was the worst battle as far as losses are concerned that this company has experienced. . . . I'm not able to go into details now.  I just wanted to tell you I'm OK. . . .
Love, Kenny

I've never had to deal with anything like going to war or worrying about one of my sons away at war.  How hard it must be.

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